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4, 2015

Activities of the International Organizations in Ukraine: General Trends and Guidelines

Main trends and experience of activities of the international organizations in Ukraine are considered. Crucial attention is paid to the goals and projects of international organizations Ukraine is a member thereof. Ukraines participation in the international intergovernmental organizations and Ukrainian activities of such organizations as the United Nations and its specialized agencies, the Council of Europe and the OSCE are studied, since they are the factors having mutual influence on and contributing to adaptation of the political system of Ukraine to the contemporary democratic standards of human rights and freedoms.
The content and specificity of the largest projects to be carried out by the international organizations in Ukraine are analyzed. The main motivation of the UN projects in Ukraine is determined as promotion of sustainable development and cooperation between the state authorities and structures of the civil society. Projects of the Council of Europe (except adaptation of the Ukrainian legislation to the European standards and implementation of the anti-corruption principles) considerably focus on establishment of the rule of law, embodiment of democratic norms in various spheres of social life, reformation of judicial authorities, and introduction of environmental approaches into the official policies of the state authorities. The role of the OSCE while settling the conflict in the Donbas region is studied.
Keywords: international organization, international community, UNDP, Council of Europe, OSCE, EU, NATO, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine.


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